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Dr. Robbert DIJKGRAAF Director and Leon Levy Professor, Institute of Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ


1989-1991 Research Associate, Princeton University
1991-1992 Long-Term Member, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
1992-2004 Professor of Mathematical Physics, Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics, University of Amsterdam
since 2005 Distinguished University Professor of Mathematical Physics, University of Amsterdam
2008-2012 President, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
since 2009 Co-Chair, InterAcademy Council
since 2012 Director and Leon Levy Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton


Academia Europaea
American Academy of Art and Sciences
American Philosophical Society
Royal Netherlands Academy of Art and Sciences


Dijkgraaf R.,Witten E.: Topological Gauge Theories and Group Cohomology, Commun. Math. Phys. 129, 393., 1990
Dijkgraaf R., Verlinde E., Verlinde H.: Matrix string theory, Nucl. Phys. B500 43-61, 1997
Dijkgraaf R., Vafa C.: Matrix Models, Topological Strings, and Supersymmetric Gauge Theories, Nucl. Phys. B644 3-20, 2002
InterAcademy Council, Climate Change Assessments, Review of the Processes & Procedures of the IPCC


Radboud University Nijmegen, Honorary Doctorate
Netherlands Physical Society, Physica Prize
Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research, Spinoza Prize
Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion